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Facebook allows you to add a temporary profile picture to your account. When you upload a temporary profile picture, it automatically expires after a certain amount of time. Your former profile picture will take its place when the expiry duration of your temporary profile picture gets completed.
People often celebrate specific events or support important causes by changing their profile pictures for a certain duration of time. Initially, people had to manually restore their profile picture after some duration of time.
But, the feature of a temporary profile picture will save you that trouble by automatically vanishing the temporary profile and putting back your original profile picture.
How to Add Temporary Profile Picture On Facebook App
Follow the below-mentioned steps to add a temporary profile picture on the Facebook app.
Step 1: Open the Facebook app and tap the three-line menu in the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 2: Tap your display name.
Step 3: Then tap your profile picture.
Step 4: Tap the Select profile picture option.
Step 5: You can either select a picture from your media library or click a new one and use it instead.
Step 6: Once the photo is selected, tap Make Temporary.
Step 7: Choose the duration for your temporary profile picture, after which it will expire.
Step 8: Tap the SAVE option at the top to upload your temporary profile picture.
How to Add A Temporary Profile Picture On Facebook Web (Desktop)
Step 1: Go to facebook.com and log into your account using a browser.
Step 2: Click your profile picture appearing in the top-right corner of the computer screen.
Step 3: Click the camera icon. The camera icon will appear in the bottom-right corner of your profile picture.
Step 4: Click Upload Photo and select a photo that you want to make as a temporary profile picture.
Step 5: Click the Make Temporary option and select a duration for your temporary profile picture. Then Click the Save button.
Please note that your temporary profile picture will still be visible to other Facebook users after it has expired. Users can access them in your profile pictures album.
How Long Does A Temporary Profile Picture Last On Facebook
Facebook allows you to choose any expiration duration you want for your temporary profile picture. In fact, you can even choose to never let your temporary profile expire and make it permanent.
Facebook offers some typical expiration options for the temporary profile like 1 Hour, 1 Day, and 1 Week. But, you can also choose a custom time frame for the expiration of your temporary profile picture.